More than 80 percent of all private investigative agencies are individually owned and operated. However, there is an increasing amount of PI agencies that involve a spouse or other family member working full time. We feature many examples in this issue of PI Magazine.
For individuals who are deaf or hard of hearing, navigating the criminal justice system can be a challenge. Injustices primarily result from a lack of understanding about deaf people and deaf culture, as well as the legal accommodations provided to them through legislation. Stacy Jones, Director of Investigations for Mission Possible Investigations, provides an important […] Read More →
Crime staging by offenders with law enforcement experience are problematic for investigators because the actual presentation and position of the body in the scene, as well as the crime scene itself, will imitate what an actual scene should look like based on their experience with police procedures and prior events. Vernon Geberth shares examples from […] Read More →
“…the role of a death investigator is multifaceted—one must be able to prioritize and multitask—and unfortunately, both for investigators and the public we serve, we can often work days on end with little or no sleep.” Deena Clawar provides a detailed look at the world of death investigations and makes recommendation for what she considers […] Read More →
“I am not advocating paranoia, but awareness. If you train your body and mind to be aware of your surroundings, making it so that it becomes part of the way you think, it will become second nature,” writes Hakim Eslami, who is a trainer experienced in keeping investigators and security professionals safe. Read More →